This book examines the development of the engine from a historical perspective. Originally published in Japanese, The Romance of Engines' English translation offers readers insight into lessons learned throughout the engine's history. This book belongs on the bookshelves of all engine designers, engine enthusiasts, and automotive historians.
Topics covered include:
Newcomen's Steam Engine
The Watt Steam Engine
Internal Combustion Engine
Nicolaus August Otto and His Engine
Sadi Carnot and the Adiabatic Engine
Radial Engines; Piston and Cylinder Problems
Problem of Cooling
Knocking; Energy Conservation
Daimler-Benz DB601 Engine
Author: Takashi Suzuki
Publisher: SAE International
Specs: Published by SAE International with a Product Code of R-188, ISBN of 978-1-56091-911-7, and 488 pages in a hardbound binding.